Another Official Dog Wedding Mocks Commitment-Averse Humans

Two dogs (not these two alarmed dachshunds) that were injured during a 2008 earthquake in China’s Sichuan province recently celebrated their nuptials, which culminated with the new couple being collared together in a single wreath as they gazed wildly at the grinning human faces around them. Did they know precisely… »10/20/13 12:30pm10/20/13 12:30pm

Iranian Cleric Blames Impending Earthquake on Women’s Clothes

A prominent cleric in Iran has warned his fellow countrymen that if there’s an earthquake a comin’, it’s probably because of women who wear “revealing” dresses, since, as geologists have known for years now, earthquakes are nothing more than the deep belly laughter of the Earth as she laughs in utter frustration at… »5/06/13 10:00am5/06/13 10:00am

Remember Wyclef's Haiti Charity? Angry Haitians Are Having a Hard Time Forgetting.

How badly did hip-hop celeb/liar Wyclef Jean fuck up his charity efforts in Haiti? So badly that the New York Times published a lengthy A-1 story that probably only skims the surface of his mismanaged, dysfunctional charity, Yéle. Wyclef, who was born in Haiti, founded Yéle in 2004, but it only had $37,000 in assets… »10/12/12 5:30pm10/12/12 5:30pm

Bionic Hero-Cockroaches Might Become First Responders in Natural Disasters

Researchers working on "the next big thing in disaster response" have figured out how to put a tiny backpack on a cockroach and then remote-control it through collapsed buildings to locate survivors. The roach can be equipped with a small video camera or a microphone, which can then transmit information to human… »9/14/12 6:30pm9/14/12 6:30pm

Earthquake in Italy Devastates the World's Artisanal Cheese Supply

Friends, it is with great sadness that I must report news of a most terrible tragedy. As you may have heard, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Italy yesterday, north of Bologna. Already it has killed seven people and ruined many historic buildings, which is obviously awful. But now we're getting even more bad news: it's… »5/21/12 10:00pm5/21/12 10:00pm